The Prestoserve(TM) 2.4.2 release will not function properly with the Solaris 7 3/99 software environment if the workaround below is not implemented. Below is a partial list of some of the platforms and hardware options that may be affected:
Ultra(TM) 1 Creator Model 170E
Ultra 1 Creator3D Model 170E
Sun(TM) Enterprise(TM) 1 Model 170E
SunSwift(TM) SBus Adapter Card
If you installed Prestoserve 2.4.2 and are using a platform or hardware option listed above, you must do the following steps to provide compatibility:
set fas:fas_enable_sbus64 = 0
Reboot your system.
Failure to reboot your system can corrupt data.
A Prestoserve patch (#103043-08) that automatically adds the above information to the /etc/system file is available. If you prefer to make this change using the Prestoserve patch, contact your authorized Sun support provider. If you edit the /etc/system file as described above, you do not need the Prestoserve patch.
If you installed Prestoserve 2.4.2 and are using an Ultra 2 platform (200MHz or 300MHz), you must do the following steps to provide compatibility: